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This Quick Lamb Kofta with Harissa Yogurt Sauce recipe is definitley worthy of a special occasion. It'sa quick and easy Middle Eastern dish that your family will love.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2010


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
4 servings (serving size: 3 patties, about 1/4 cup sauce, and about 1/3 cup rice)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare rice, cook boil-in-bag jasmine rice and saffron in boiling water according to package directions. Drain; fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with green onions.

  • While rice cooks, prepare kofta. Combine cilantro and next 9 ingredients (through lamb); shape into 12 oblong patties.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties to pan; cook 10 minutes or until done, turning occasionally to brown on all sides.

  • While kofta cooks, prepare sauce. Combine 1/2 cup yogurt and remaining ingredients. Serve sauce with kofta and rice.

Nutrition Facts

344 calories; fat 16.3g; saturated fat 6.9g; mono fat 6.4g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 24.8g; carbohydrates 24.4g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 77mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 563mg; calcium 72mg.